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Chinese Pinyin: Bing Ji Wen Niu Chuan
Chinese: 丙吉问牛喘
Name Of Image: Bing Ji inquiring about a panting buffalo

When Bing Ji (丙吉 d. 55 BCE) was a chancellor in the Han court, once he encountered the aftermath of a gang fight in the street. Bing Ji passed them without batting an eyelid. Further ahead, a buffalo passed and […]

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